Lexington, South Carolina 

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Climate in Lexington, South Carolina

Lexington, South Carolina gets 47 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Lexington averages 1 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 222 sunny days per year in Lexington. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Lexington gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 105 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 34
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Lexington is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in South Carolina.

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October, May and April are the most pleasant months in Lexington, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Lexington, South CarolinaUnited States
  47.0 in.38.1 in.
  0.9 in.27.8 in.
  104.9 days106.2 days
  222 days205 days
  92.4°85.8°
  33.8°21.7°
  7.47
  4.74.3
  394 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


July is the hottest month for Lexington with an average high temperature of 92.4°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in South Carolina. In Lexington, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Lexington are April, October and May.


In Lexington, there are 69.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in South Carolina.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Lexington with an average of 33.8°. This is warmer than most places in South Carolina.


In Lexington, there are 47.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in South Carolina.


In Lexington, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in South Carolina.


Humidity in Lexington can be uncomfortable during the summer, but comfortable for most of the year. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June. The humid season runs from June-September and the most comfortable months are October-May.


July is the wettest month in Lexington with 5.6 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 2.8 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 34% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 47.0 inches in Lexington means that it is about average compared to other places in South Carolina.


July is the rainiest month in Lexington with 11.5 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 6.9 rainy days. There are 104.9 rainy days annually in Lexington, which is rainier than most places in South Carolina. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 31% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.9 inches in Lexington means that it is about average compared to other places in South Carolina. January is the snowiest month in Lexington with 0.6 inches of snow, and 1 month of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Lexington    6 Reviews
    Beware of the Snobs in Lexington, SC - 7/8/2015
    Over the years Lexington has grown and there are indeed good schools, low cost of living, chain stores & plenty of churches. However, there is a high percentage of... Read More

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    Lexington - 9/3/2012
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    Living in Lexington - 3/2/2010
    We moved down here from Pennsylvania almost 5 years ago and have enjoyed every minute. We really miss our friends from up there, but that's about it. Just like... Read More


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